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Sizzling Samachar: Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz reunite for Netflix's action-packed ‘Back in Action’; Adam Sandler confirmed for Netflix's ‘Happy Gilmore 2’

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 16th May 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz reunite for Netflix's action-packed ‘Back in Action’; Adam Sandler confirmed for Netflix's ‘Happy Gilmore 2’

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 06.27 PM, May 16, 2024


Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News first from Hollywood

Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz reunite for Netflix's action-packed ‘Back in Action’

Mark your calendars for November 15, 2024, as Netflix debuts Back in Action, starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. Diaz returns to acting after a 10-year hiatus, joining Foxx in this spy comedy directed by Seth Gordon. The film follows former CIA spies Emily and Matt, thrust back into the world of espionage when their cover is blown. With a star-studded cast including Glenn Close and Andrew Scott, anticipation is high for this thrilling adventure.

Adam Sandler confirmed for Netflix's ‘Happy Gilmore 2’

Fans of the cult classic Happy Gilmore rejoice! Adam Sandler is set to reprise his role in a sequel coming to Netflix. The original film's blend of quirky humour and underdog charm captivated audiences worldwide. Sandler's return to his comedic roots is eagerly anticipated, especially after recent ventures into more dramatic roles. The sequel, reportedly in development at Netflix, promises to deliver the same comedic magic as its predecessor. While further casting details and release information are yet to be revealed, anticipation is already building for this long-awaited follow-up.

Natasha Lyonne joins Marvel's ‘The Fantastic Four’ cast

Marvel's The Fantastic Four ensemble continues to expand, with Poker Face star Natasha Lyonne joining Pedro Pascal and Vanessa Kirby in the lineup. While details about Lyonne's character remain under wraps, the film is said to be set in the 1960s and will feature the iconic quartet battling the planet-eating villain Galactus. Directed by Matt Shakman and boasting a script from a team of writers, including contributions from WandaVision's Peter Cameron, this highly anticipated Marvel project promises an epic adventure with an all-star cast.

Kenneth Branagh tackles psychological thriller ‘The Disturbance of Madeline Hynde’ starring Jodie Comer

Kenneth Branagh, fresh off the success of his Oscar-winning film Belfast, is set to write and direct The Disturbance of Madeline Hynde, featuring the talented Emmy Award-winner Jodie Comer. Details about the plot are scarce, but anticipation is high for this psychological thriller. The Killing Eve lead actress Comer is also set to star in upcoming films The Bikeriders and 28 Years Later.

Donnie Yen returns as Caine in the New John Wick spin-off film

Prepare for more adrenaline-pumping action as Donnie Yen reprises his role as Caine in a new John Wick spin-off movie. Set to commence filming next year in Hong Kong, this instalment will delve into Caine's journey as a free agent following the events of John Wick: Chapter 4. With director Chad Stahelski at the helm, fans can expect another thrilling addition to the John Wick universe, promising to deliver fresh perspectives on beloved characters.

Keira Knightley set to star in Netflix's 'The Woman in Cabin 10'

In Netflix's upcoming film The Woman in Cabin 10, Keira Knightley stars as Lo Blacklock, a travel writer who witnesses a murder aboard a luxury yacht. Based on Ruth Ware's bestselling novel, the story follows Lo's struggle to convince others of the crime she witnessed, facing scepticism from passengers and crew. Directed by Simon Stone, known for The Daughter and The Dig, the film promises suspense and intrigue. The Woman in Cabin 10 is currently in pre-production with no release date set.

Keanu Reeves, Kirsten Dunst, and Daniel Brühl to star in Ruben Östlund's new film

Ruben Östlund's upcoming film, The Entertainment System Is Down, starring Keanu Reeves, Kirsten Dunst, and Daniel Brühl, will explore the horrors of boredom on a long-haul flight. Following Östlund's previous success with Triangle of Sadness, anticipation is high for this social satire. Inspired by a psychological study on boredom, the film promises a unique take on modern society and consumerism. Set to begin filming in early 2025, the production has acquired a retired Boeing 747 for full-scale use in a studio setting.

Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan partner up for heist series '12 12 12' on Apple TV+

Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan are set to star in the upcoming heist series 12 12 12 on Apple TV+. The series follows a disgraced FBI agent played by Mackie and a career criminal

played by Dornan as they engage in a zero-sum game across Europe, culminating in a dangerous bank heist beneath the streets of Zurich. What sets 12 12 12 apart is its unique timeline structure, spanning 12 months before the heist, 12 hours before, and 12 days after. Written and created by Dudi Appleton and Jim Keeble, the series promises an intriguing narrative format to complement its thrilling premise.

Netflix's 'Terminator' animated series sets release date

Prepare for a futuristic showdown as Netflix announces the premiere date for Terminator Zero on August 29, 2024. This animated series, helmed by creator and executive producer Mattson Tomlin, takes viewers on a journey across two timelines - 1997 and 2022. In 1997, the emergence of the self-aware AI, Skynet, triggers a war against humanity, while in 2022, the remnants of humanity struggle against a relentless army of machines. As a soldier from the future is sent back to 1997 to protect a scientist, the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. With eight episodes and a fresh narrative perspective, Terminator Zero promises to reignite the iconic franchise's legacy.

Bobby Deol in talks for antagonist role in Saif Ali Khan and Priyadarshan's thriller

Bobby Deol is in discussions to portray the antagonist in an upcoming thriller directed by Priyadarshan, starring Saif Ali Khan in the lead. Scheduled to commence shooting in July 2024 with a 35-day marathon schedule, the film promises a captivating narrative. Priyadarshan, known for his expertise in suspenseful thrillers, aims to introduce this intriguing storyline to Hindi audiences. Saif Ali Khan will play the role of a blind man facing unforeseen challenges, while Bobby Deol's character, initially perceived as the antagonist, will have a parallel lead role. The project is set to deliver an exciting face-off between the two actors under Priyadarshan's direction, offering audiences a unique cinematic experience upon its release in 2025.

Well that's all we got for this episode, until the next one its your host Nikhil signing out.,

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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